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1. A machine or tool used in making joints.
2. A tool used to cut grooves indicating the joints in concrete.
3. A triangular attachment to a plow used in covering trash or refuse.


1. (Building) a tool for pointing mortar joints, as in brickwork
2. (Building) Also called: jointing plane a long plane for shaping the edges of planks so that they can be fitted together
3. a person or thing that makes joints


(ˈdʒɔɪn tər)

1. a person or thing that joints.
2. a tool or machine used in making joints.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jointer - a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit togetherjointer - a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
carpenter's plane, woodworking plane, plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
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With the AccuMASTER Angle Gauge craftsmen can find true level and precisely check angles on saw blades, jointer fences, sharpening planes, drill press and band saw tables, bevels, and more.
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Cable jointer Kelvin was featured in Friday''s paper after being electrocuted at work.
Mr Dixon was working with live cables as a cable jointer for West Yorkshire-based electric engineering Freedom Group, which has a branch office in Newton Aycliffe, when he died.
Sponsors PR Scully Solicitors and Principal Claims paid for the former English title challenger to have an extended break from his job as a cable jointer in order to focus on the gym.
Pointing tools - these would include a couple of buckets, a pointing trowel, a brick jointer, a finger pointing trowel, a large soft brush, paint brushes, watering spray.
Then I used a flexible straightedge to guide a scribe carefully to make a shallow line connecting these points, After that, a jointer checkering tool was used to further straighten and deepen these two intersecting lines.
Jointer setup time: This is the time it takes to change each jointer for a new profile.